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iPads, Chromebooks, and Choice

When selecting which computing device to use myself, I think first and foremost about the task I have to accomplish. I start with the end in mind. This works fine for me, since I have multiple devices and therefore, the luxury of choice. I have a desktop computer, a laptop, and an iPad. But it […]

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An Apple a Day (and then some)

The number of years it took in the United States for the car to achieve a 25% market share was 44 years and for the phone it was 35 years – for the Internet it was only 7 years! This was a tidbit from a Merrill Lynch report I read back in the nineties. I […]

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BYOT iPad Partnership

Cult of mac, the all-Apple-news all the time web site, forecasts that the announcement about iBooks 2 and iBooks author will be followed by a sub-$299 iPad. I’m not sure if that’s going to happen any time soon, but I suggest there are ways to get this technology into the hands of students. In Massachusetts, […]

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Apple Educational Tune-In Series

Have you taken advantage of the free Apple eduational series, Tune-In Series? It is a collection of free webinars focused on introducing educators and educational technology leaders to the capabilities of Apple technology. The webinars are running weekdays from September 19 to October 28, and cover topics like managing the iOS devices in an enterprise […]

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Apple News – Lion and iPads and Earnings – Oh My

    Interesting live blog post about Apple’s quarter 3 earnings. A couple of very noteworthy points were made: “Apple has announced that OS X Lion is launching tomorrow.” “We sold every iPads we could make.” Apple ended the quarter with iPad distribution in 64 countries. 1.05 million iPads in channel inventory. 200,000 increase. “Apple […]

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Everyday Math – Free Apps

Everyday Math iPhone / iPad apps for free: Monster Squeeze, Tric-Trac The iTunes App Store offers select McGraw-Hill Education applications for Apple iPhone / iPod touch / iPad for free, as listed below. At $2 off, each is the lowest price we’ve seen. Deal ends April 16. The deals: Everyday Mathematics Addition Top-It: 0 to […]

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What Students Think of iPads in Class

In a blog post on iPads in Education, Sam Gliksman reports the result of a survey of high school students who have been using iPads since September. I find two points of particular interest. The first is that students would prefer laptops over iPads and the second is that the idea of “ownership” is an […]

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iPad Proposal

I have had several teachers ask if they could get money budgeted to buy iPads. In order to avoid buying any just for the bells and whistles and also to be able to advocate with appropriate funding sources, I created a one-page proposal. I would love some feedback on this proposal. Am I asking too […]

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12 iPad Apps

Michael Erins, blogger at Masters in Education, wrote to me recently to call my attention to a blog post, “12 iPad Apps to Help You Become a More Effective Teacher.” If you are thinking about ways you might use iPads in the classroom, this would be a good list to review. Michael mentions Teacher Assistant […]

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